Sunday School News

Dates/Events to put on your calendar:

April 8 to May 13 – Miles of Pennies

May 13  Mothers Day Breakfast

May 13 last day of Sunday School for the spring season.  Sunday School will resume in September.

May 18 & 19   Bake sale will be held in conjunction with the parish rummage sale.

May 19    Knoebels – details below

July – Vacation Bible School … If you are interested in helping with VBS, please let me know. We will be having work bees starting in June.

Details of these happenings will be furnished soon.


Sunday School News

Miles of Pennies April 8 to May 13

The competition between the Sunday School and congregation for the honor of being Penny Champion is going strong. The winner will be the group that brings in the most pennies for the Miles of Pennies Project.  The donated pennies are used by the Miles of Pennies group to purchases books for those who cannot afford to buy them.  Currently the Sunday School is slightly ahead of the congregation.  The race to the finish will end May 13, 2018.


Bake Sale May 18 & May 18

A bake sale for the benefit of the Sunday school and Youth Group activities will be held in conjunction with the parish rummage sale on May 18 and May 19, 2018. Be sure to check out all of our goodies when searching for your treasurers at the rummage sale.


Mother’s Day Breakfast May 13

The annual Mother’s Day breakfast will be served by the Sunday school students to celebrate Mother’s Day on May 13th at 9:30 AM.  All mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and their families are invited to join us on May 13th, for this wonderful feast. Entertainment will be presented by the students.  An award will be presented to Emily Marshall for her completion of the Sunday School program and to the person/group who donated the most pennies to Miles of Pennies.


Sunday School Last Day

May 13th will be the last Sunday school class for the Spring Season.  Sunday school will resume in September.


Knoebels Amusement Park

NOTE – April 13, 2018.  This is an updated version of the original posting.

The annual church outing will be held at Knoebels Amusement Park, Elysburg, PA on Saturday, May 19th. All member of the church, Sunday School, Youth Group, and their families and friends are invited to attend this fun day. If you need a transportation to Knoebels, please let us know so travel arrangements can be made for you.

The Church of the Redeemer picnic area is located in Pavilion H this year. Please bring a dish to pass for the picnic. Lunch will be at 2:30 PM. The hotdogs, beverage, condiments and paper items will be furnished. Also, there will be sandwiches and snacks available at the pavilion at 11:30 AM, prior to the park rides opening. On May 19th the park rides start at noon and stop at 8:00 PM.

There are no parking costs or entrance fees for the entertainment at Knoebels … so even if you are not interested in amusement park rides, please join us for the picnic lunch, the camaraderie and the free entertainment.

There has been a reduction in the ride rates announced earlier. The new Spring Ride All Day – Pre-Season Rates are listed below. This plan entitles you to ride most rides all day.

Ride-All-Day Spring Rate Pass Ticket
Tickets For Rides       Church Member        Guest
Price (over 48”)               $19                            $37
Price Under 48”               $12                            $23
Price Family                     $55

Online Weekend Special Rate For Individual Ride Ticket
Tickets For Rides              Church Member        Guest
$5 Book of Tickets                     $3.00                      $4.50
$10 Book of Tickets                   $5.00                      $9.00
$20 Book of Tickets                  $10.00                    $18.00

Please note – Knoebels’ new ticket policy is that all pass tickets/specials must be ordered and paid for on their new online ticket processing system.  Therefore, please return your registration form and payment to me or the church office by April 25th.  This early date will allow the tickets to be obtained and to allow for timely distributions. A copy of the registration form is below for your convenience.  Please let me know if you have any questions.

Click on the following “Knoebels Registration” for a registration form –  Knoebels Registration

The prices are for the Pay-One-Price plan which entitles you to ride most rides all day.

Individual Ride Tickets are always available. The park rides start at noon and stop at 8:00 PM on May 19th.

There is no parking cost or entrance fee to Knoebels … so if you would like to attend the picnic and enjoy the camaraderie and free entertainment … there is no cost!

Bonnie Garrity 570-888-1850


Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School is coming!  VBS is held Monday through Thursday from 6 PM to 8 PM. The July date will be announced soon via e-blast.  VBS is always a fun learning program for everyone – and this year’s program is awesome!.  If you would like to help with VBS, please let us know.